Documentary: Blues Evolution

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Who invented the blues and when? Where did the blues come from. And how did it work its way into virtually every form of American music? These questions and others are addressed in Devil's Music, a super BBC documentary from 1979. A big thanks to Jimi Mentis in Athens for alerting.

Here's the documentary in four parts...

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